Dad is the reason they keep coming back

Liz Richter above with her father George Weber and Boone and Crockett caribou. Father's Day takes place on Sunday, June 18 this year and not only does it bring back fond memories of our own outdoor adventures with Dad, it does the same for our guests, many of whom return to our lodges years after

Preparing for a hunt. Part 1. Firearm practice.

Tough shot! But not if you've practiced. by Russ Mehling, General Manager, Webber's Lodges One of the most exciting parts of any hunt is the time spent preparing. From purchasing new gear to getting in shape for a new adventure, these activities all build anticipation prior to departure. One of my favorite preparatory chores is

Why fishermen return to North Knife Lake

Trophy hunters, fast-action fishermen, families, couples and corporate groups all have their different reasons for returning to North Knife Lake Lodge, but there are certainly common threads among them. For starters, they're all real people, just like you. And all have a taste for something just a little bit special -- that out-of-the-ordinary experience that

Spring Musk Ox hunt. When things go right!

by Russ Mehling, General Manager, Webber’s Lodges What an odd year! Normally when I do a season wrap-up there are several paragraphs going into detail on all the adversity we faced and how we overcame. Constant change is something you get accustomed to when operating in the far North, with limited access to almost everything.

Fly fishing for sea-run brook trout, Wild places

The Migration. Aurora Fontinalis. Sea-run brook trout in Hudson Bay tributaries. Excerpt from Fly Fisherman Magazine, March 2017 Photos and story by Brian Irwin,  New England Field Editor, Fly Fisherman Magazine "NO ONE." THAT was Stewart Webber’s response when I asked who else had fished the upper Menahook River, south of where it empties into Hudson

Spring fishing for trophy northern pike!

Pre-spawn prime time for trophy northerns When the ice starts to melt, big northern pike go on the prowl, not just for food, but for the ultimate spawning ground. As the sunlight attacks and the ice starts to trickle into the water, northern pike start moving into areas adjacent to the shallow sun-warmed spawning sites.

How to take Trophy Wild Game photos. Part 2.

by Russ Mehling, General Manager, Webber's Lodges 5 more tips for getting the photo everyone talks about! Last month, we looked at staging your trophy wild game photos. This month we want to look at what makes the difference between taking breathtaking photos and photos that fail to share the emotion of your hunt. Remember

How to field judge a Musk Ox

Field judging a Musk Ox What to look for when hunting these unique creatures by Russ Mehling, General Manager, Webber's Lodges Over the next few months, we’re going to present a series of blog posts on field judging animals, specifically, those animals Webber’s Lodges and Henik Lake Adventures offer adventures for. The intention of these